Yarmouk

UNRWA remains deeply concerned for the safety and protection of Palestinian and Syrian civilians, including children, who remain in Yarmouk. © 2015 UNRWA Photo By Taghrid Mohammad
The 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian civilians remaining in Yarmouk have experienced extreme suffering, siege and exposure to armed conflict for a period of more than two years. Today, they face their worst crisis since 2012, as conflict engulfs their homes and threatens to...
16 April 2015
UNRWA continues to seek secure and unhindered access to Yarmouk itself and stands ready to expand the response in the case of further displacement from the area
15 April 2015
UNRWA continued to its humanitarian response to the Yarmouk crisis today, with a third distribution mission to Yalda providing humanitarian assistance to 1,000 families affected by the crisis.
14 April 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl completed the third and final day of his mission to Syria today, 14 April 2015, in coordination with the Office of the UN Secretary-General
14 April 2015
13 April 2015 | Issue No. 13 UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl completed the second day of his mission to Syria today, 13 April 2015, in coordination with the Office of the UN Secretary-General. The visit is prompted by UNRWA’s deepening concerns for the safety...
14 April 2015
It is the individual lives at the heart of the Yarmouk story that make the imperative for humanitarian action so compelling. I encountered two such individuals on my mission to Damascus – Jihad and Mohammad -- tiny vulnerable infants who left Yarmouk in recent days, a place...
12 April 2015
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl is visiting Syria today, 12 April 2015, in coordination with the Office of the UN Secretary-General. The visit is prompted by UNRWA’s deepening concerns for the safety and protection of some 18,000 Palestinian and Syrian...